Saturday, September 17, 2016

Daily Misfortune Saturday, September 17, 2016

Daily Misfortune Saturday, September 17, 2016 --- ===
Monthly Misfortune September 2016 ---

List of incidents of terror which could be accidents, crimes, or terrorist attacks.


  1. No evidence of terrorism link in 'intentional' NYC blast New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that there is no evidence that Saturday's explosion in Manhattan was linked to terrorism, but he did say it was “intentional.” More than 20 people were taken to city hospitals. Officials also were investigating reports of a second device several blocks away. Big blast, 29 injuries in NYC; pressure cooker device removed nearby USA TODAY‎ - 7 mins agoBig blast, 29 injuries in NYC; pressure cooker device removed nearby .... in Seaside Heights, N.J., where a pipe bomb exploded near a Marine charity run, de Blasio said. Suspicious Device Removed From 2nd NYC Location
  2. Hillary Clinton: “I’ve been briefed about bombings in New York and New Jersey, and the attacks in Minnesota,” she told reporters aboard her campaign aircraft. She then launched into a call for support of first responders in these attacks. Terror also struck the Midwest Saturday night when a man wearing a security uniform and referencing Allah, went on a knife-wielding rampage at a St. Paul, Minnesota mall and left at least eight injured.
  3. Syrian civil war, American-led intervention in Syria The United States acknowledges that its warplanes may have hit a Syrian Army position near Deir ez-Zor Airport in eastern Syria, while conducting an operation against ISIL, killing more than 60 Syrian troops. (BBC)
  4. Moro conflict Abu Sayyaf frees a Norwegian hostage for a ransom of 30 million (US$638,000) and releases three kidnappedIndonesians from Sabah. (Interaksyon), (Rappler)(Reuters via The New Straits Times)
  5. 2016 Manhattan explosion An explosion occurs in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan injuring 29 people. There is an ongoing investigation of a possible IED placed outside of a dumpster. (The New York Times)
  6. 2016 Minnesota mall stabbing A mass stabbing at Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota, U.S., leaves fifteen injured. The suspect later dies inside the mall (The St. Cloud Times)
  7. ISIL-affiliated media wing Amaq News Agency claims responsibility for the act. (CNN)
  8. An explosion occurs in Seaside Park, New Jersey in a trash can, shortly before the USMC 5K run in the area. (Ashbury Park Press)International relations


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